Sermons by Rev. Tyler Dirks

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Senior Pastor

What Makes Jesus Marvel?

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Sermon Text: Luke 7:1-10 Sermon Outline: Ordinary Neediness Owed Nothing Obedience Reflection Questions: Why kind of ‘ordinary neediness’ bothers you (e.g. needing attention from your spouse; asking for help with a task; needing someone to talk to; etc)? Why is it so so so vital for you to fully embrace and believe that God fundamentally […]

You’re Free! (Part II)

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Sermon Text: Luke 6: 37-49 Sermon Outline: Free from Condemnation Free to Go Big! The Foundation of Freedom Reflection Questions: If you really really really believed that you were 100% free from condemnation, how would you perceive and treat people differently? How will you deliberately (and specifically) go about building your life on the unshakable […]

You’re Free!

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Sermon Text: Luke 6: 27-36 Sermon Outline: Liberty Lazy Look at Jesus Reflection Questions: Who are your enemies? How are you currently keeping your resentment and/or bitterness toward them on ‘life-support’ How can you best love your enemies right now? (e.g. pray for them, be patient with them, respectfully challenge/confront them?). How often, and how […]

The Kind of People Jesus Calls

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Sermon Text: Luke 6:12-16 Sermon Outline: Surprising Sundry Scary Reflection Questions: When was the last time you were sincerely surprised, or shocked, by the kinds of people Jesus chose to work with? Who were those people, and what made them “odd choices”? Which of the disciples do you think you would’ve gotten along with? Which […]

The Main Things: Lord of The Sabbath

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Sermon Text: Luke 6: 1-11 Sermon Outline: Rest Rigors Worship Reflection Questions: Where are you choosing panic, performance, and policing others, rather than receiving and resting in Christ alone? Where do you feel a chronic fear of blame, failure, or accusation – and so you won’t permit yourself to rest? How will you commit to […]

The Main Things: The Bridegroom

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Sermon Text: Luke 5: 33-39 Sermon Outline: Why Are We Doing This? Who Is He? Reflection Questions: Where are you preoccupied with your accomplishment aspirations? How will you go about repenting and clinging to the accomplishments of Christ instead? What dominates and defines your life? WHY do you want your life to orbit around that […]

The Main Things: Not The Righteous

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Sermon Text: Luke 5: 27-32 Sermon Outline: Where Are You? I Want You! Walk This Way Reflection Questions: How does THE FACT that God really does meet you where you really are impact you? …Even if God simply sits with you (i.e. if He doesn’t change your circumstances), what difference does God’s presence make? How […]

The Main Things: Your Sins Are Forgiven

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  Sermon Text: Luke 5: 17-26 Sermon Outline: Amazing Friends Health Scandalous Pardon Reflection Questions: When was a time you realized, “I have amazing friends?” When was a time you realized that being a member of a local and particular church was truly, really healthy? How will you specifically commit to repenting of your unhealthy […]

The Main Thing: I Desire Mercy

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    Sermon Text: Luke 5:12-16   I. MEEK II. MESSY III. MARINATE IN THE WORD   Reflection Questions Jesus says to us, “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’” How will you commit to going and learning what this means in the month of August 2019? What’s a current (mercy-rich) […]

Reactions to Jesus

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Sermon Text: Luke 4:14-30 Sermon Outline: Impressive Opposed Overcome Reflection Questions: How – specifically – have you been IMPRESSED with the staggering authority and glory of Jesus in the past month? How have you opposed and undervalued Jesus in 2019? What can you do to repent and become obsessed with Jesus for the remainder of […]